Measuring international knowledge flows and scholarly impact of scientific research
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We introduce a new quantitative measure of international scholarly impact of countries by using bibliometric techniques based on publication and citation data. We present a case study to illustrate the use of our proposed measure in the subject area Energy during 1996–2009. We also present geographical maps to visualize knowledge flows among countries. Finally, using correlation analysis between publication output and international scholarly impact, we study the explanatory power of the applied measure.
KeywordsKnowledge flows International scholarly impact Bibliometrics
We are thankful to Prof. Henk Moed and Prof. Yuan Sun who provided their useful comments on early stage of this research.
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